Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
696 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 背後 【ハイゴ】 back, rear, background, behind the scenes
  • 背景 【ハイケイ】 background, scenery, backdrop, setting, circumstance, context, backing, support (from behind the scenes)
  • 違背 【イハイ】 violation, transgression
  • 向背 【コウハイ】 one's attitude, state of affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 背 【せ】 back, spine, reverse, rear side, height, stature, ridge (of a mountain)
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 膝皿貝 【ひざらがい】 chiton (any marine mollusk of the class Polyplacophora), sea cradle, Japanese chiton (Acanthopleura japonica)
  • 傴僂 【せむし】 hunchback, humpback, crookback
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 背丈 【せたけ】 stature, height
  • 背く 【そむく】 to run counter to, to go against, to disobey, to infringe
  • 背ける 【そむける】 to turn (one's face) away, to avert (one's eyes)

Readings

Chinese:
bei4, bei1
Korean:
bae, pae

Spanish

  • espalda
  • detrás
  • estatura
  • desobedecer
  • infringir
  • rebelarse

Portuguese

  • estatura
  • altura
  • costas
  • atrás
  • desobedecer
  • desafiar
  • quebrar promesum
  • rebelar

French

  • stature
  • taille
  • dos
  • arrière
  • désobéir
  • défier
  • revenir sur
  • se rebeller
967 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
957 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
796 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
933 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
957 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1085 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1017 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3182 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
455 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29363 Morohashi
2573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4794 New Nelson (John Haig)
446 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
481 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
893 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
4b5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1222.7 Four corner code
1122.7 Four corner code
39-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80cc Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
length, ten shaku, measure, Mr., Ms., height, stature, all (one has), only, that's all, merely
Kun:
たけだけ
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1375 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 丈 【ジョウ】 3.03 meters (ten shaku), length, measure, Mr., Mrs.
  • 丈夫 【ジョウブ】 healthy, robust, strong, solid, durable
  • 気丈 【キジョウ】 stout-hearted, firm, courageous, brave, tough
  • 方丈 【ホウジョウ】 square jo (approx. 10 sq feet), abbot's chamber, chief priest

Kun reading compounds

  • 丈 【たけ】 height, stature, length (esp. of clothing), all (one has), everything, magnificence (of a waka poem, etc.)
  • 丈比べ 【たけくらべ】 comparison of statures
  • 草丈 【くさたけ】 rice plant's height
  • 着丈 【きたけ】 dress length
  • 丈 【だけ】 only, just, merely, simply, no more than, nothing but, alone, as much as, to the extent of, enough to
  • 丈に 【だけに】 given that ... it is only natural that ..., ... being the case, it is unavoidable that ..., (precisely) because ..., as might be expected (from ...)
  • 何れ丈 【どれだけ】 how long, how much, to what extent
  • 一度だけ 【いちどだけ】 only once

Readings

Japanese names:
とも、 ますら
Chinese:
zhang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • unidad de longitud (10 pies)
  • altura
  • sólido
  • fuerte
  • longitud

Portuguese

  • comprimento
  • 10 pés
  • medida
  • Sra.
  • Dona.
  • altura
  • estatura
  • todo
  • únicamente
  • isto é tudo
  • meramente

French

  • longueur
  • 10 pieds (jo)
  • mesure
  • M
  • Mme
  • taille
  • stature
  • tout (ce qu'on a)
  • seulement
  • c'est tout
1415 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1317 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
151 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
962 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1025 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
36 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1325 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1408 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1272 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
7 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4227 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2885 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
698 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11 Morohashi
3419 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5 New Nelson (John Haig)
691 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
746 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1010 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1466 2001 Kanji
0a3.26 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
5000.0 Four corner code
30-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e08 Unicode hex code